Middle Office Analyst - Global Spread Products

Sydenham, UK
Closing date
29 Sep 2020

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Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.The Global Spread Products (GSP) Middle Office is looking for a candidate to provide ongoing support to GSP Derivatives, Cash, Loans and ETF Trading desks. The successful candidate will serve as an essential liaison between the desks and their counterparties, as well as the relevant support areas, including Operations, Technology and Product Control.Responsibilities:• Support both complex and vanilla derivative and cash products across Global Spread Products.• Create controls that eliminate the potential for operational issues and ensure those controls are being monitored on a daily basis• Ensure quality control over the trade details input into the Front Office risk management/trade capture systems by addressing discrepancies in trade bookings versus the Front Office execution parameters. Monitor the trade details in the front office systems to ensure timely submission of trades for required regulatory reporting• Analyze and comment on daily front-to-back reconciliation and exception reports• Investigate or escalate queries raised by Operations, Legal, Compliance, and Product Control while working with cross-asset teams towards a final resolution• Provide ad hoc analysis and reporting to the Trading and Sales Desks and Middle Office management• Participate in special projects including, but not limited to performance analysis, implementation and support for new trading initiatives, and providing specifications and testing for new technologies This is a varied and challenging role, which will suit an individual who is self-motivated, eager to develop an in-depth knowledge of the fixed income cash business and is looking for a new challenge. This team is the main point of contact for the trading and sales desks for risk issues and trade queries. The timeliness of our support and response is crucial to the successful running of the Global Spread Products business.Qualifications/Experience:The successful candidate will possess the following credentials and skills: • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Must have strong attention to detail and be able to partner with other teams to provide innovative solutions.• The ideal candidate will have a BA/BS, with relevant experience of working with Fixed Income products, preferably in a Middle Office, Operations, or Product Control capacity.• Strong Excel skills are a plus - must be comfortable handling and analyzing large amounts of data.• Must be creative and open-minded as the Middle Office is looking to find the best possible solution for our clients.• Must be able to work in a high-pressure environment, multi-task under tight deadlines, be team-oriented, and very self-motivated.• Flexible with working hours as the position will occasionally require late nights and weekend work.• Prior experience working with Fixed Income products plus familiarity with the current regulatory environment would be a definite advantage. What we OfferAs well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;23 days paid annual leaveAward winning pension scheme,Life assurance andPrivate medical insurance with Bupa healthcare.In addition, we offer a competitive maternity, paternity and adoption leave scheme and employees also have the option (provided they have a student loan from the Student Loan Company) to divert saver and company match contributions to their student loan. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer employees a number of lifestyle benefits including; on site restaurant and coffee shops, online shopping and concierge service and subsidised clubs and societies.Our select benefit package offers you the opportunity to customise your benefits according to your own lifestyle preferences and includes corporate discounts, memberships and a range of additional extras.Our vast range of diversity networks and on site multi faith room demonstrates Citi's commitment to growing a diverse workforce.-------------------------------------------------Grade :All Job Level - All Job FunctionsAll Job Level - All Job Functions - GB------------------------------------------------------Time Type :Full time------------------------------------------------------Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ('Citi") invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. 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